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Shahi produces best paper at fuzzy systems conference

Ph.D. student Shahrokh Shahi

Ph.D. student Shahrokh Shahi has won the Best Student Paper award at the 2019 joint World Congress of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Rising tundra temperatures create worrying changes in microbial communities

Researchers studied the impact of warming on microbial communities in a tundra area near Denali National Park in Alaska. (Photo: Ted Schuur, Northern Arizona University)

Rising temperatures in the tundra of the Earth’s northern latitudes could affect microbial communities in ways likely to increase their production of greenhouse gases methane and carbon dioxide, a new study of experimentally warmed Alaskan soil suggests.

Monday, July 8, 2019

New simulator puts people in a full-size car to understand their driving behavior

Ph.D. student Anye Zhou drives the new full-size simulator in Srinivas Peeta’s lab. The simulator is built from a 2013 Ford Focus and includes wraparound screens to immerse test drivers in the simulated environment. (Photo: Candler Hobbs)

When you take a seat in the 2013 Ford Fusion sitting in Srinivas Peeta’s new lab, you enter a virtual world where researchers can throw anything at you: snow and ice, detours, traffic snarls. All you have to do is drive — and in the process, help shape the future of transportation.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New Future Faculty Fellows had great teachers so they want to become great teachers

The new class of Future Faculty Fellows: Bill Jin, Sung Hoo Kim, Yunping Liang and Ming Liu.

The new group of Future Faculty Fellows in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering want to extend a legacy of great teaching.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Zhao honored as Institute-wide TA of the Year

Ph.D. student Tuo Zhao stands in front of shelves filled with books. (Photo Courtesy: Center for Teaching and Learning)

Ph.D. student Tuo Zhao is already making a difference in the lives of Georgia Tech’s undergraduates.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tapping Georgia’s resources to make stronger concrete for bridges wins Miller a national American Concrete Institute scholarship

First-year Ph.D. student Aaron Miller

In just his first year of his Ph.D. studies, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate student Aaron Miller already has attracted the attention of the nation’s concrete industry.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

A new approach to sustainable fertilizer takes top prize at Ideas to Serve competition

Ideas to Serve solutions winner Abigail Cohen presented by judge Kathleen Kurre.

Two environmental engineering Ph.D. students won first place at the 2019 Ideas to Serve competition earlier this month for finding a way to help small farmers grow “off the grid.”

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Johnston, Zhang produce two of Georgia Tech’s best Ph.D. dissertations this year

Former Ph.D. students Shelly Zhang and Eric Johnston, who have won the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis award for 2019.

Sigma Xi has recognized the work of two recently graduated civil and environmental engineering doctoral students as some of the best of the year at Georgia Tech.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tech’s civil and environmental engineering graduate degrees again ranked among America’s best

CEE's graduate programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering are No. 4 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2020 survey. (Graphic: Amelia Neumeister)

New rankings, same story: A civil or environmental engineering graduate degree from Georgia Tech is one of the best in the country.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Gadsby to tackle policy side of transportation at Eno Future Leaders Development Conference

Ph.D. student April Gadsby. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)

It’s been quite a spring for Ph.D. student April Gadsby. And, as a result, her summer and fall are booking up fast.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

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